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Author Cumpston, John Stanley, 1909-

Title First visitors to Bass Strait / by J.S. Cumpston
Published Canberra : Roebuck Society, 1973

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Description viii,103 pages : maps, plates ; 26cm
Series Roebuck Society publication ; no. 7
Roebuck Society publication ; no. 7
Roebuck Society publication ; no. 7
Contents Contents: Part 1. The Furneaux Group, Bass Strait: first visitors, 1797-1810 - Part 2. Oiling at King Island, 1800-1810
Summary Account of the European exploration of Bass Strait and the sealing industry ; includes encounters with and anecdotes relating to Aboriginal people
Analysis Bass Strait. Exploration, 1773-1810
Sealing industries. Oil & skins. King Island, 1800-1810
Notes Index
Part 1 first published as Roebuck Society Publication, no. 5, 1972
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Notes Part 1 first published as Roebuck Society Publication, no. 5, 1972
Subject Bass Strait
Sealing -- Australia -- Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.)
Sealing -- King Island -- History
Sealing -- Australia -- King Island (Tas.) -- History.
Sealing.
Sealing -- King Island
King Island (Tas.)
Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.) -- History -- 1773-1810
Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.) -- History.
Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.)
Bass Strait -- Discovery and exploration
Bass Strait -- History
Furneaux Islands (Tas.) -- History.
King Island (Tas.) -- History -- 1800-1810
King Island (Tas.) -- History.
Author Tylee Memorial Collection
LC no. 06019612
ISBN 095008588X
Other Titles 1st visitors to Bass Strait